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Unseely ghost what dost thou here
The XI Pains of Hell — 290 lines, with some prefatory lines in Anglo-Norman
Subjects: hell, pains of
Macaronic: Anglo-Norman



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 86 (SC 1687), ff. 132-134v
First Lines:
Hounseli gost wat des þou here
Þou were in helle nou for ȝere…
Last Lines:
…Of þi loue þat is so swote
And witet hit þat hi springe mote
Attributed Title: Les ounsse peines de enfer (f. 132)
Facsimiles:
Tschann, Judith A., and Malcolm B. Parkes. “Introduction.” Facsimile of Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Digby 86 EETS s.s. 16 (1996).
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Nachträge zu den Legenden.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 62 (1879): 397-442: 403-6.
2.Source: Oxford, Jesus College 29, Part II, f. 198
Editions:
Morris, Richard, ed. An Old English Miscellany: A Bestiary, Kentish Sermons, Proverbs of Alfred and Religious Poems of the Thirteenth Century. EETS o.s. 49 (1872); repr. 1988: 145-55.